cor biloculare

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cor bi·lo·cu·la·'re

a heart in which the interatrial and interventricular septa are absent or incomplete; the heart has only two chambers, an atrium and ventricle.

cor biloculare

Cardiology A congenital heart defect characterized by defect of the atrial and ventricular septae, resulting in a 2 chambered heart with a single atrium, a single ventricle and a common AV valve

cor bi·lo·cu·la·re

(kōr bī-lok-yū-lā'rē)
A heart in which the interatrial and interventricular septa are absent or incomplete.


[L.] cordis. See also heart.

cor adiposum
a heart that has undergone fatty degeneration or that has an accumulation of fat around it.
cor biloculare
congenital defect with only two chambers in the heart.
cor bovinum
a greatly enlarged heart due to a hypertrophied left ventricle, an inappropriate term when said of cattle.
cor pulmonale
right ventricular heart failure due to pulmonary hypertension secondary to disease of blood vessels of the lung; usually chronic and due to COPD or heartworm disease. Clinical signs are those of right-sided congestive heart failure.
cor rugosum
see cor villosum (below).
cor triatriatum dexter
a rare congenital anomaly in which the right atrium is divided into two chambers by a persistence of the right sinus venosus valve resulting in obstruction of venous return.
cor triatriatum sinister
a rare congenital heart defect in which the left atrium is divided into two distinct chambers by a fibromuscular membrane.
cor triloculare
a congenital defect of a heart with three chambers, which may be one atrium or one ventricle.
cor villosum
means hairy heart; when the epicardium is covered with shaggy fibrinous tags as a result of chronic pericarditis.